NUR4636 Community Health Nursing Question Description
The assignment must be presented in an essay style using APA format in the required Arial 12 font with a minimum of 1000 words.
A. Windshield Survey
The Windshield Survey is comprised of general qualitative observations that give you a snapshot of the community that you can capture as you drive/walk through the community. The demographic data can be obtained online, through the public library, and county or township administration buildings. Please address the following in a narrative format following APA guidelines: NUR4636 Community Health Nursing.
1. Geographical description
- Boundaries, geographical, political, or economic, how is it seen.
- Housing a zoning
- Sign of decay
2. Health Resources
a. Type of services available: health department, private MD, dentist, hospital clinic,
b. pharmacy, health promotion, mental health
c. School and occupational health services
d. Official and voluntary services
e. Self help and support groups
f. Service organizations, faith-based programs
g. Stores (grocery, retail, drug, dry cleaning, etc.
3. Citizen safety and protective services
a. Police and fire
b. Shelters for victims of abuse
c. Others: neighborhood watch etc.
4. Services provided by senior citizens’ senior centers, meals on wheels, transportation, daycare, long term care.
a. Parks and recreational areas
5. Community welfare services beyond city/state aid as provisions for emergency food, shelter, and clothing. NUR4636 Community Health Nursing.